Beaded elephant mask - BABANKI - Cameroon - Africa 1970 Wod, glass beads 51cm The use of elephant masks (worn horizontally on the head, see picture) is considered a special privilege because the elephant, like the leopard, is a royal animal. These masks appear in festive ceremonies and worn by members of the elephant society that are closely associated with the king. This mask is in good condition and has no restorations. The colour codes of the beads correspond to the different chieftaincies. Stand not included.Domestic: Flat-rate of $38.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.Europe: Flat-rate of $25.00 to anywhere within Europe.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.Location: This item ships from The Netherlands
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